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Legally blind archer sets world marks

Legally blind archer Im Dong-hyun set the first world records of the London Olympics, breaking his own record in the 72-arrow mark and helping South Korea set a team record in the ranking round on Friday. Im broke the record he had set in Turkey in May by three points with a score of 699, hours before the 2012 Games official opening ceremony. ''This is just the first round, so...
Via AP on Fox
July 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Blind Korean archer sets first world record at 2012 Olympics

South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun sees the world through blurred colors and lines but that didn't stop the legally-blind Olympian from breaking a world record in a 72-arrow men's archery event at the 2012 Olympics Friday. Im— who has 10 percent vision in his left eye and 20 percent in his right— broke his own record he set in Turkey in May by three points with a score of 699 in the...
Via The Other Paper
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Avitia beats Lorig for bronze

Mexico's Mariana Avitia won the bronze medal Thursday in the women's individual archery at the Olympics, denying American Khatuna Lorig a second medal 20 years after her first. Avitia won six sets to two in the third-place match at Lord's cricket ground. Both women lost their semifinal matches earlier in the day. The No. 2-ranked Ki Bo-bae of South Korea and another Mexican, Aida...
Via AP on Fox
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Who is... Jake Kaminski

Jake Kaminski is an archer for the U.S. In 2012, he won an Olympic gold medal in the team event alongside Brady Ellison and Jacob Wukie. Kaminski qualified for the Rio Olympics by finishing third at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Archery beginnings Kaminski started shooting archery at six years old at a Junior Olympic Development Club near his hometown of Elma, New York. When he was 15...
Via CSN Chicago
July 27, 2016

Who is... Jake Kaminski

Jake Kaminski is an archer for the U.S. In 2012, he won an Olympic gold medal in the team event alongside Brady Ellison and Jacob Wukie. Kaminski qualified for the Rio Olympics by finishing third at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Archery beginnings Kaminski started shooting archery at six years old at a Junior Olympic Development Club near his hometown of Elma, New York. When he was 15...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Top archery stories to watch in Rio

Can Ki Bo-Bae repeat as individual gold medalist? Ki Bo-Bae is back at the Olympics to defend her gold medal in the womens individual event after winning at the 2012 Games. Ki is ranked in the top three in the world and is a favorite to top the podium in Rio. If she does, she would be the first archer to repeat as individual Olympic champion. Who will take mens individual gold? There...
Via CSN Chicago
August 01, 2016

Top archers to watch in Rio

Brady Ellison (USA) Brady Ellison is appearing in his third Olympics, the most of any member of the U.S. archery team. His experience could prove to be valuable as the U.S. men look to build off their 2012 silver medal-winning performance in the Olympic team competition. Ellison is the first recurve archer in history to win three World Cup Final titles, but has not had similar success...
Via CSN Chicago
August 01, 2016

Ellison, Kaminsky speak out about their all-American Round of 32 match

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) The two best friends made a pact before their archery match at the Olympics no coaches would join them on the field. No hard feelings would linger, either. Nothing can break the bond of bow-hunting buddies, no matter how big the stage may be. Second-seeded archer Brady Ellison made it through the second round of the men's tournament Tuesday at the expense of...
Via CSN Chicago
August 10, 2016

Ellison, Kaminski speak out about their all-American Round of 32 match

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) The two best friends made a pact before their archery match at the Olympics no coaches would join them on the field. No hard feelings would linger, either. Nothing can break the bond of bow-hunting buddies, no matter how big the stage may be. Second-seeded archer Brady Ellison made it through the second round of the men's tournament Tuesday at the expense of...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Ellison, Kaminski face off in Round of 32

After winning their respective Round of 64 matches, Americans Brady Ellison and Jake Kaminski went head-to-head in the Round of 32, with Ellison coming out victorious
Via CSN Chicago
August 10, 2016

Ellison, Kaminski face off in Round of 32

After winning their respective Round of 64 matches, Americans Brady Ellison and Jake Kaminski went head-to-head in the Round of 32, with Ellison coming out victorious
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Ki Bobae of South Korea wins bronze in women's archery

South Korea's Ki Bobae beat Mexico's Alejandra Valencia to bring home the bronze medal
Via CSN Chicago
August 11, 2016

Ki Bobae of South Korea wins bronze in women's archery

South Korea's Ki Bobae beat Mexico's Alejandra Valencia to bring home the bronze medal
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Garrett and Ellison go head-to-head in Round of 16

In another all-American match up, Brady Ellison and Zach Garrett met in the Round of 16, with Ellison just edging out his younger compatriot to land a place in the quarterfinals
Via CSN Chicago
August 12, 2016

Garrett and Ellison go head-to-head in Round of 16

In another all-American match up, Brady Ellison and Zach Garrett met in the Round of 16, with Ellison just edging out his younger compatriot to land a place in the quarterfinals
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympic redemption: United States' Brady Ellison wins individual bronze

Four years ago was a disappointment. After spending much of the two years before the Olympics as the top-ranked archer in the world and entering London as a gold medal favorite, Brady Ellison was ready to show the world what he could do. Instead, however, he found himself victim of an early exit, losing in the Round of 32 to Australia's Taylor Worth. But not this time. First, in...
Via CSN Chicago
August 12, 2016

Olympic redemption: United States' Brady Ellison wins individual bronze

Four years ago was a disappointment. After spending much of the two years before the Olympics as the top-ranked archer in the world and entering London as a gold medal favorite, Brady Ellison was ready to show the world what he could do. Instead, however, he found himself victim of an early exit, losing in the Round of 32 to Australia's Taylor Worth. But not this time. First, in...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss
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